The Upper Berth

  • by F. Marion Crawford
  • Narrated by Jack Benson
  • 0 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A gentleman decides to take a sea voyage to calm his nerves. But he encounters an eerie creature on board that has anything but that effect.

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Audible Editor Reviews

It is the unyielding realism in the details of the story - of history, and of the ship on which this  tale unfolds - that allows the grotesque and mythic twist in the tale's plot to remain believable. Jack Benson' s performance of this 50-minute audio is nuanced and engaging, if not at all dramatic. Listeners will be hard pressed to recall that author F. Marion Crawford was a 19th-century cosmopolitan Italian, given that The Upper Berth has the tone of an all-American seafaring adventure story.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-05-2007
  • Publisher: Jimcin Recordings